Monthly Archives: September 2018

Debate about Marijuana Legalization on Let it Rip-Fox 2 Detroit-feat Steve Miller

The debate over legalization of Marijuana on Let it Rip - Fox2 TV Detroit with Retired Police Officer Steve Miller and MI Legalize Board Member Debra Young.


 

Decriminalization of Marijuana is moving through Michigan Cities

The city-by-city decriminalization of marijuana in Michigan emulates the state-by-state approach. There are now several legal medical marijuana states as well as a few states that have legalized recreational use.

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2018 List of Candidates for Michigan Election

Below is a list of candidates running for office in Michigan. Voting day is coming November 6, 2018 and if you are going to vote you should be registered and ready to vote then.  

Here are some reminder dates<

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Planet Green Trees Radio Milestone Episode 400

PLANET GREEN TREES Planet Green Trees radio reaches a milestone with Episode #400. Planet Green Trees radio reaches a milestone with Episode #400. PGT is hosted by

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Police Are Taking More Than Thieves-Legally

One of the most troubling recent scenes from Sacramento came as the California state legislature reached the end of its session. A simple bill that would rein in abuses of the civil-asset forfeiture processi.e., when police agencies take property from people, even if they've never been accused of a crimecame

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Seattle Throws Out 15 Years of Marijuana Convictions

Judges in Seattle have decided to vacate the marijuana convictions of hundreds of people who were penalized for pot possession before the state made marijuana legal in 2012. According to th

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Grosse Pointe Woods Municipal Court receives high marks in survey

Grosse Pointe Woods Municipal Court receives high marks in survey GROSSE POINTE WOODS — When hearing cases in his courtroom, Grosse Pointe Woods Municipal Court Judge Theodore Metry always keeps a few thoughts in mind. “Most people are here on something they don’t want to be here for, or are here for the first time,”

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NOTICE REGARDING MICHIGAN TAXES ON ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

NOTICE REGARDING MICHIGAN TAX ON ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

72 (Rev. 4-15) - Issued: September 12, 2018 Michigan’s sales tax is imposed on the retail sale of tangible personal property. Marihuana and other drugs illegal under state or federal law are tangible personal property, the retail sales of which are subject to Mich

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Mom Regains Custody of 10-Month-Old Son Who Was Taken By CPS Because She Left the Hospital Too Quickly

Judge: "There is nothing in the record which would lead this court to believe that the mother is unwilling to provide the appropriate care for the child." A Minnesota mom whose 10-month-old son was taken from her by child protective services because she didn't stick around the hospital for a second opinion on his cough regained

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Legalized Recreational Marijuana in States and DC-Is Michigan Next?

Legalized Recreational Marijuana in 9  States and DC - Is Michigan Next?


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How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry?

How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry?


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The first country to legalize pot is taking it slow

Uruguay is the first country to legalize recreational marijuana

  Reported by CNN
Uruguay, which legalized the drug nationally in 2013, is in no rush. The Latin American country wants to do it the right way, and that means, at least initially, a lot of restriction

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Canadians who work in the marijuana industry risk a lifetime ban on travel to the U.S.

Canadians who work in the marijuana industry — and those who invest in the booming pot sector — risk a lifetime ban on travel to the U.S.

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House Judiciary Committee Approves the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018

Washington, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee today approved by voice vote the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018 (H.R. 5634). This narrowly tailored, bipartisan bill is designed to facilitate and encourage federally-approved clinical trials testing the potential medicinal effects of chemicals found in the marij

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Speakers open up about Howell Judge Theresa Brennan in town hall meeting

Speakers open up about Howell Judge Theresa Brennan in town hall meeting

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LARA-9-11-2018 Michigan Extends Deadline for Certain Medical Marihuana License Applicants

LARA-9-11-2018 Michigan Extends Deadline for Certain Medical Marihuana License Applicants

  September 11, 2018 – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has issue

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Michigan 2017 House Bill 4158 – Require conviction for property forfeiture

Michigan 2017 House Bill 4158 - Require conviction for property forfeiture

  To establish that property seized from a person because it may be associated with a suspected drug crime is not subject to forfeiture unless the individual is actually convicted. The bill would also prohibit officials from requiring a person to negotiate

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2017 Data Statistics on Cell Phone Use and driving accidents

An interesting read about a 5 year trend (2013-2017) accident and crash trends for drivers who admitted they were using cellphone. There is a link toward the bottom of the page to the PDF which has some detailed statistics with a pretty picture.  But you'll read most of it here.

Michigan Traffic Crash Facts

Cell phone use can be a distr

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2017 Stats for Drivers Tested Positive for Cannabinoid Drugs

An interesting read about a 5 year trend (2013-2017) accident and crash trends for drivers who tested positive for cannabinoid drug.  There is a link toward the bottom of the page to the PDF which has very detailed statistics.

Michigan State Police (MSP)

Drivers Tested Positive for Cannabinoid Drugs

(Delta 9, Hashish Oil, Hash

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Thetford Township police chief arrested amid military equipment investigation

THETFORD TOWNSHIP (WJRT) - Thetford Township Police Chief Robert Kenny was arrested this week in connection with an inve

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Michigan Cannabis Business Licensing Deadline

The Michigan Cannabis Business Licensing Deadline

September 15, 2018

The Medical Marihuana Licensing Board's September 15th deadline for unlicensed provisioning centers to close is approaching fast. Only about 16 licenses out of a reported 637 applications

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Michigan Supreme Court amendment delays the implementation of a rule amendment

The Michigan Supreme Court issued an order that delays the implementation of a rule amendment that would have impacted law firm advertising.

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MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIHUANA ACT – Section 4 Defense

Marijuana Criminal Defense

Client with medical marijuana card was charged with marijuana possession. Client was assigned a court appointed lawyer and encouraged to plead guilty and accept 3 months of probation. Client hired Michael Komorn for representation and withdrew the plea.

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ID Requirements to Vote in Michigan

ID Requirements to Vote in Michigan

You must show a photo ID -or-sign an affidavit attesting that you do not have a photo ID in order to cast a ballot.

2018 Ballot for Marijuana Legalization in the State of Michigan

The proposed ballot language for marijuana legalization in the state of Michigan appears finished. It will appear as proposal 1 on the November general ballot. In April, the Michigan Board of S

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